22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) France--History.

  1. Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825

    2,000 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected by Richardson. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.

  2. Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1900-1926

    1,000 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and historian. An untitled writing by Ford, indexes of historical papers, and notes on China, Cuba, Netherlands East Indies, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, and other countries and topics compiled by Ford while chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. Also includes correspondence, notes, and notebooks from later in his career.

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  3. Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    460 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

  4. Inventaire du trésor des chartes, 1615-1626

    12 items. 2.6 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.

  5. Waldemar Gurian papers, 1916-1968

    6,300 items . 18 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political scientist, historian, editor, and educator. Emigrated from Germany to Switzerland in 1934 and to the United States in 1937. Correspondence, notes, writings by Gurian and others, newspaper clippings, reviews of his books, and other papers documenting Gurian's career after his arrival in the United States to become a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame.

  6. George Sherwin Simonds papers, 1894-1937

    16,000 items. 26 containers. 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, and other records pertaining mainly to the operation of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Corps with the British armies during the Ypres-Lys (Ieper) and Somme offensives of 1918, the operation of the American Embarkation Center (Le Mans, France), and the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments, Geneva, Switzerland, 1932-1934.

  7. James G. Harbord papers, 1886-1938

    24,000 items. 38 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and business executive. Correspondence, personal diary, confidential cables, administrative memoranda of General John J. Pershing, records of conversations, clippings, scrapbooks, operational maps, barrage charts, sketches, records of the United States Army 2nd Division, a portrait, translations of war diaries of the German army, and other papers pertaining to Harbord's service in the American military, principally during World War I.

  8. Philippe-Henri, marquis de Ségur, papers, 1781-1788

    440 items. 3 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French army officer, minister of war, and ambassador to Russia from France. Military records pertaining to the administration of the French army (France. Armée) during the period 1781-1783, including French participation in the American Revolution.

  9. Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    64 microfilm reels (34.5 linear feet, 25,000 items). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment in Prussian and Austrian jails (1792-1797), and his dealings with French and American political figures and with leaders of revolutionary movements in other countries.

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  10. William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    250 items. 3 containers plus 2 oversize. 1 linear foot. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).